Monthly Archives: October 2013

Of Gargoyles and the Flaming Green Fairy- Czech Republic, October 2013

My latest post comes from the Czech Republic whose lands were known in the Middle Ages as the Kingdoms of Bohemia and Moravia. While travelling through Eastern Europe has often given me pause to digest the sobering events that marked …

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From Belle Epoque to Eastern Bloc – Hungary, October 2013

  I could easily wander the wide avenues and river banks of Budapest and be swept along by an innocent cosmopolitan romance. Much of the architecture speaks of the golden Renaissance years – a century or more of Austrian rule …

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